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Text memorisation in Chinese foreign language education

Author: Xia Yu
Publisher: Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2012.
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In China, a widespread learning practice for foreign languages are reading, reciting and memorising texts. This book investigates this practice against a background of Confucian heritage learning and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Yu, Xia, 1973-
Text memorisation in Chinese foreign language education.
Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2012
(DLC) 2012007252
(OCoLC)779607025
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xia Yu
ISBN: 9783035103649 303510364X 9781299428133 1299428134
OCLC Number: 812915011
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 217 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Tables and Figures ix; Preface xi; CHAPTER 1 Text Memorisation: A Historical Overview; 1.1 Text memorisation in China 3; 1.1.1 Text memorisation in Chinese literacy education 3; 1.1.2 Text memorisation in foreign language education 7; 1.2 Text memorisation outside China 20; 1.2.1 Text memorisation in religious practice/education 20; 1.2.2 (Text) memorisation in medieval Europe 22; 1.2.3 Positive voices on text memorisation in the modern West 24; 1.3 Rationale for the current study 30; 1.4 Aims of the study 31; 1.5 An outline of the book 32. CHAPTER 2 A Macroscopic View: Memorisation in Confucian Heritage Learning2.1 Memorisation and learning: A positive re-examination 35; 2.1.1 Is memorisation legitimate in learning? 36; 2.1.2 Is memorisation doomed to be incompatible with critical thinking? 38; 2.2 Memorisation and Chinese learners 42; 2.2.1 Deficit views on the Chinese learner 43; 2.2.2 The paradox of the Chinese learner 44; 2.3 Is Confucius' theory of learning relevant today? 50; 2.4 Conclusion 55; CHAPTER 3 ELT in China: Memorisation, Audiolingualism and Chinese Culture of learning; 3.1 Memorisation and Audiolingualism 58. 3.2 Audiolingualism and Chinese culture of learning 603.2.1 Linguistic 'beachheads' 61; 3.2.2 Memorisation and creative use 63; 3.2.3 Meaning and repetition 64; 3.2.4 The decline of ALM 65; 3.3 ALM and CLT in China 66; 3.4 What can we learn from traditional Chinese language teaching? 71; 3.5 Conclusion 75; CHAPTER 4 An Empirical Study: Methodology and Procedures; 4.1 Research questions 77; 4.2 Methodological considerations 78; 4.2.1 Survey 78; 4.2.2 Interview 79; 4.2.3 Reasons for a mixed method 80; 4.3 Interpretivism and questions of validity 81; 4.4 Informants and settings 86. 4.4.1 Learner informants 86Table 4.1 Overview of the Participants' Educational Background 87; 4.4.2 Teacher informants 88; 4.5 Data collection 88; 4.5.1 Procedure 88; 4.5.2 Ethical issues 89; 4.6 Data analysis 90; 4.7 Design of the research instruments 92; 4.7.1 Questionnaire and interview guide for learners 93; 4.7.2 Questionnaire and interview guide for teachers 94; 4.8 Summary 95; CHAPTER 5 Chinese Learners' Perceptions of Text Memorisation in Foreign Language Learning; 5.1 Defining 'text memorisation' in the present study 97; 5.2 Prior work on the conceptions of text memorisation 98. 5.3 The current study: Methodology, informants and data analysis 1005.3.1 Methodology 100; 5.3.2 Informants 101; Table 5.1 Demographics of the Participants (Learners and Teachers) 102; 5.3.3 Data analysis 102; Table 5.2 Demographics of the Learner Participants at Tertiary Level 103; 5.4 Learners' perceptions of the use of text memorisation in English learning 104; 5.4.1 Perceptions of potential problems with text memorisation 104; 5.4.2 Perceptions of benefits of the practice of text memorisation 110; 5.4.3 General perception 118; 5.4.4 Particular perceptions 122; 5.5 Conclusion 125.
Responsibility: Xia Yu.

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